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Information sharing

Staff and volunteers should always report safeguarding concerns in line with their organisation’s policy. 

Sharing the right information, at the right time, with the right people is fundamental to good practice in safeguarding, however has been highlighted as a difficult area of practice. 

Adults have a general right to independence, choice and self-determination including control over the storage and sharing of information about themselves.  These rights can be overridden however in the context of adult safeguarding. 

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Information Sharing 

Access our 7 min brief on information sharing